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[West] Parley

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  • Hundred: Cranborne
  • County: Dorset
  • Total population: 11 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 2 geld units (quite small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.5.
  • Households: 5 villagers. 4 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (land for).
  • Other resources: Meadow 15 acres. Pasture 1 league * 7 furlongs mixed measures. Woodland 4 * 1 furlongs.
  • Lord in 1066: Brictnoth.
  • Lord in 1086: Ralph of Cranborne.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ralph of Cranborne.
  • Phillimore reference: 54,10

AboutContact ❧ Maps and site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer and team, University of Hull.